K&L Gates Expands New York Litigation Practice Through Addition of Partner Andrew Morrison

New York — LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – The New York office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) welcomes partner Andrew Morrison to the firm’s litigation practice. Morrison joins K&L Gates from Reed Smith LLP.

Morrison practices in the field of complex civil litigation in the securities, commercial and corporate control areas. He is experienced with arbitral proceedings and counsels clients appearing before state and federal investigative agencies.

Woody Collins, Administrative Partner of K&L Gates’ New York office, said: “We are delighted to welcome Andy Morrison as the newest member of our New York-based litigation practice. His experience in securities, complex commercial, and bankruptcy litigation, particularly in the securities fraud area, makes Andy a valuable addition to our firm.”

K&L Gates’ Chairman and Global Managing Partner Peter J. Kalis said: “With Andy’s arrival, we add another important dimension to our growing litigation practice in the New York office and fortify our firmwide litigation practice as well.”

K&L Gates comprises approximately 1,400 lawyers in 22 offices located in North America, Europe and Asia, and represents capital markets participants, entrepreneurs, growth and middle market companies, leading FORTUNE 100 and FTSE 100 global corporations and public sector entities. For more information, visit www.klgates.com.

K&L Gates comprises multiple affiliated partnerships: a limited liability partnership with the full name Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP qualified in Delaware and maintaining offices throughout the U.S., in Berlin, and in Beijing (Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP Beijing Representative Office); a limited liability partnership (also named Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP) incorporated in England and maintaining our London office; a Taiwan general partnership (Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis) which practices from our Taipei office; and a Hong Kong general partnership (Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, Solicitors) which practices from our Hong Kong office. K&L Gates maintains appropriate registrations in the jurisdictions in which its offices are located. A list of the partners in each entity is available for inspection at any K&L Gates office.

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